Work History

Work History
Mar 2015 - Present

Network Administration Intern

Veterinaires Sans frontieres-Belgium
  • Ensuring the office network devices are up and running
  • backing up data in the servers periodically
  • troubleshooting and solving faults arising within the network
  • digitizing office records and uploading them to the servers
  • troubleshooting electrical faults within the building and changing over power from mains to generator in case of supply failure.
Oct 2014 - Nov 2014


Specialized Power Systems
  • construction, assembly and testing of changeover systems, electrical panels, rectifiers,  inverters, motor-generator sets
  • construction, assembly and testing of KPLC power distribution panels.
Jun 2014 - Sep 2014


  • Keep business records
  • Manage staff
  • Source for new clients
  • Handle the business finances
Jun 2013 - Aug 2013

Network Operations Center(NOC), Intern

Safaricom LTD
  • Site powering
  • Fault identification, first line fault clearance, accurate fault escalation, and follow up in 2G and 3G networks.
  • Fast reaction times with critical alarms being handled in under 10 minutes
  • Ensuring OPEX (Operational Expenses) reduction
  • Interfacing with RAN, Transmission and site powering Vendors and contractors to meet intended KPIs (Key Performance Indices)
  • Site access management
  • Maintenance of up to date work log with tickets properly documented
  • Participation in innovation of new processes to improve efficiency(upgrade to Darubini)
  • Control of works order execution
  • Providing network status updates via mail and broadcast SMS
  • Providing inputs to NOC reports
Jan 2012 - Apr 2013


  • Liaising between the local chapter and incoming interns
  • Marketing the local chapter programs
  • Addressing the interns welfare issues


Mar 2015 - Present


At Private
  • Cisco Certification for network associates.
Sep 2009 - Dec 2014

Electrical & Electronic Engineering

The University of Nairobi
  • Graduated with Honors
  • Heavy current option
Feb 2004 - Nov 2007

High School

Maseno School
  • A Plain
  • 83/84 points
  • average 86.5000185%
Jan 1997 - Nov 2003

Primary School

Arya Primary School, Kisumu
  • A plain
  • 452/500 marks


Mar 2015 - Present

CCNA- ongoing

  • Enables one to design, manage, secure and troubleshoot networks

Text Section

  1. General Electric distributed Power Challenge- Runner Up 
  • challenge involved coming up with a low cost power solution for communities located in off-grid areas. Wind power supply was envisaged with low cost rehabilitated vehicle alternators being used.
  1. Chess
  2. Basketball
  3. Live bands



Customer and general skills

• Process and Standards
• Service Desk Organisation
• Customer Relationship Management

Computing Skills

  • Huawei M2000, Netact, Radio Commander, Remedy reporting application, Darubini,  Safintranet, Cellbase.
  • MS Office: Word, Excel, Publisher, Project, Power Point, Outlook
  • Operating Systems: Windows, Linux, MAC OS, WInServ 2003
  • Programming: MATLAB, C++
  • AUTOCAD Electrical
  • Knowledge Management Systems


  • I am able to work within a networking environment handling routers, switches, hubs, transmission media, powering systems and network monitoring systems.
  • Powering systems equipment I am conversant with include, but are not limited to; rectifiers, batteries, Generator sets,  inverters, voltage stabilizers (AVR)
  • I am well conversed with Kenya's telecommunications industry standards
  • Networking / communications including LAN/WAN topologies & protocols, Voice-Video protocols

Generation Expansion Planning

  • optimization problem addressing the need for adding power generation capacity to a power network while working within the cost constraints, line thermal limit constraints, load and reserve constraints. 

electrical engineering

  • Wide exposure to the electrical engineering field has allowed me to be conversant with an array of systems, devices and design  techniques.

Soft Skills & Attitudes

  • Culturally tolerant individual
  • Warm and open team player
  • Open to flexible working hours
  • Excellent communication and strong organizational and interpersonal abilities
  • A result oriented individual
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Passionate about serving others

Driving Skills

  • holder of a valid kenyan drivers licence
  • clean licence with no citations



Zadock Adika

IT Manager

Veterinaires Sans Frontieres

Tel: 0716399205

Prof. H.A. Ouma

The Chairman,

Dept. Electrical & Information Engineering

The University of Nairobi

Tel: 020-318262

Lilian N. Kiambati,

NOC Manager,

Safaricom LTD.

Tel: 020 4273272